• February 26, 2021

Tags : sisd marchfest

Socorro ISD marching bands prepare for big season contests

Socorro Independent School District fine arts students are gearing up for the University Interscholastic League Region Marching Contest and the SISD Marchfest. The UIL region contest will be Oct. 12 at the SISD Student Activities Complex. This year, Eastlake and El Dorado High School will have the opportunity to be among Class 5A marching bands […]Read More

What To Look For at this Weekend’s SISD Marchfest

This Saturday, October 20, a host of bands will take the field in the all-day, two-part marching contest sponsored by the Socorro ISD. There are several reasons way you should go out of your way to see this one, even if you intend to travel to Las Cruces next week for Tournament of Bands. The […]Read More

Area Bands ‘Tune Up’ For UIL Competition at EPISD Invitational

27 bands took the field at Franklin High School Saturday, as El Paso ISD hosted their invitational contest for area marching bands. Serving as adjudicators for the event were Valentino Leyba, Kevin Moreman, and Shawn Silva, all band directors in the Las Cruces Public Schools. Instrumental Coordinator Julio Castillo was the contest organizer. Due to […]Read More

Bel Air Band Earns Top Spot at Thunderbird Invitational

The Coronado Band’s Thunderbird Invitational, held on September 29, kicked off what should be 5 weeks of some great band action here in the Borderland. Thirteen bands, along with the host T-Bird band, performed for a panel of 7 judges, which scored each organization in a narrow set of criteria and offered suggestions on improving […]Read More

El Paso Area Bands set to Compete in Socorro ISD’s

Twenty-four marching bands throughout the El Paso region will compete in the Socorro Independent School District’s 24th annual Marchfest at the SAC. Judging will be based on a national competition standard with a preliminary/finals format. Each band will compete to qualify for the finals. Four bands from the small group (Class B) and eight bands […]Read More

‘Bandtober’ kicks into high gear with three events this week

Band performances aren’t just for halftime anymore. The 2015 Band Marching season started last week at Andress High’s Marching Invitational, but now kicks into high gear this week. The first of three important competitions gets underway tonight at Socorro ISD’s Eastlake High, as they host the 2015 Percussion Invitational at 5 p.m. The fun continues on Friday with El […]Read More